CFP: [Renaissance] "George Herbert's Travels: Featuring Mark Strand and Richard Strier"

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George Herbert’s Travels: International Print and Cultural Legacies
University of North Carolina at Greensboro, October 9-11, 2008
An International, Interdisciplinary Conference

We are pleased to announce an international and interdisciplinary
conference on George Herbert’s transatlantic print and cultural legacies.
The conference will meet October 9-11, 2008 at the University of North
Carolina at Greensboro. The conference features plenary addresses by
distinguished American and British scholars Richard Strier of the
University of Chicago, Elizabeth Clarke of the University of Warwick, and
Judith Maltby of Corpus Christi College, Oxford.

The conference will be opened on the evening of Thursday, October 9 by a
shared reading by two distinguished American poets:

-- Carl Phillips of Washington University, Chancellor of the American
Academy of Poets

-- Mark Strand of Columbia University, former U. S. Poet Laureate and
Winner of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize

The conference will feature over 50 papers in 16 panels connecting Herbert
to more than 30 poets; a choral concert; and a display of dozens of rare
Herbert editions, 1633-2008. For more details, please visit

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